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Russian pianist wins the first place at the classical music festival in Serbia

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Russian pianist wins the first place at the classical music festival in Serbia


Gazprom Press Service
Young Russian pianist Svetlana Zvereva from Saint Petersburg became the winner of Bolshoi Russian Classical Music festival in Belgrade, Serbia. The festival is conducted in the Serbian capital since 2014, its organizer is the famous director Emir Kusturitsa.

More than 60 musicians took part in this year's event. There were two age groups: from 13 to 17, and 18 plus. In the first category Russian musician Svetlana Zvereva received the Golden Matreshka prize. The Silver Matreshka went to the pianist from Belgrade Yana Yakovlevich. The bronze went to the singer from Siberian Omsk Violetta Sabaeva.

In the older category Accordeus ensemble from Sarajevo has received the first place award from the hands of highly prized conductor Valery Gergiev. Flute player Anna Malkov has received the second, and Ivana Damianov from Novi Sad - the third prize.

Many musicians from Serbia, Russia and Belarus have participated in the festivalin the framework of the new program named The Dialog of Talents. Besides, festival participants have received the unique possibility to get the master class with maestro Gergiev.

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